May 23, 2017
Danielle has been in a relationship with Justin for two years. She says that although he has been abusive with her, he’s only gotten physical with her in an effort to “contain her” and “calm her down.”
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In the video above, Dr. Phil reviews Justin’s reported “resume” with Danielle.
“We do know that he does choke you. We do know that he does call you names. We do know that he is willing to put you on the internet with sex tapes,” he says, adding that Justin also has a criminal history. “Who did you turn down? Does that look like a very impressive resume to you? And the reason I ask you that is because where is your self-worth? Where is your self-esteem?”
“I was in a very dark place,” Danielle says, adding that she doesn’t believe she’s a victim of abuse.
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“You’re smarter than that and you’re better than that. So you can make some flip, smart ass statement but you know better than that,” Dr. Phil says to her. “You’re being mentally, physically and emotionally abused, and you better wake up and pull your head out girl, or you’re going to be in a lot of trouble.”
This episode of Dr. Phil airs Friday. Watch more here.
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